Summary: Donald Trump’s primary personality patterns are ambitious / exploitative (a measure of narcissism), and outgoing / impulsive (a measure of extraversion). Secondarily, Trump exhibits a dominant / controlling pattern, supplemented by dauntless / adventurous and contentious / resolute tendencies — a personality composite best labeled a “high-dominance charismatic.”
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Summary: The Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics (USPP) ‘Media Tipsheet’ offers political reporters looking for a fresh story angle a sometimes unique, often unconventional perspective on politics.
Obama Plan: Destroy Romney (Ben Smith and Jonathan Martin, Politico, Aug. 9, 2011) — Barack Obama’s aides and advisers are preparing to center the president’s reelection campaign on...
Summary: Research conducted at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics under the direction of Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., offers a political-psychological explanation for Donald Trump’s personal appeal as a candidate and Jeb Bush’s inability to consolidate his erstwhile front-runner status in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Republican primary. The Personal Electability Index has accurately predicted the outcome of every presidential election since 1996.
Why Bush Gets Trumped in the Polls By Aubrey Immelman St. Cloud Times August 23, 2015 The first national polls since the Aug. 6 Fox...
Summary: Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., director of the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, projects the winner of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, employing the Personal Electability Index (PEI), which has accurately predicted the outcome of every presidential election since 1996 before Super Tuesday.
Summary: A psychological analysis (conducted summer 2015) of real estate mogul and television celebrity Donald Trump — a contender for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election — by Hannah Hoppe and Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, revealed that Trump’s predominant personality pattern is Ambitious/self-serving (a measure of narcissism) with secondary features of the Dominant/controlling and Outgoing/gregarious patterns — a personality composite best characterized as a “high-dominance charismatic.” … October 2016 update: Donald Trump’s predominant personality patterns are Ambitious/exploitative (a measure of narcissism) and Outgoing/impulsive, infused with secondary features of the Dominant/controlling pattern, and supplemented by a Dauntless/adventurous tendency. This particular personality composite can be labeled “amorous narcissism” or, in political terms, “high-dominance charismatic” — charismatic by virtue of the highly elevated primary Ambitious–Outgoing amalgam.